Meaning of re-cover
Pronunciation: (rē-kuv'ur), [key]
- to cover again or anew.
Pronunciation: (ri-kuv'ur), [key]
- to get back or regain (something lost or taken away): to recover a stolen watch.
- to make up for or make good (loss, damage, etc., to oneself&hasp;).
- to regain the strength, composure, balance, or the like, of (oneself&hasp;).
- to recover damages for a wrong.
- to obtain by judgment in a court of law, or by legal proceedings:to recover damages for a wrong.
- to acquire title to through judicial process:to recover land.
- to reclaim from a bad state, practice, etc.
- to regain (a substance) in usable form, as from refuse material or from a waste product or by-product of manufacture; reclaim.
- to return (a weapon) to a previously held position in the manual of arms.
- to gain or regain possession of (a fumble): They recovered the ball on their own 20-yard line.
- to regain health after being sick, wounded, or the like (often fol. by from): to recover from an illness.
- to regain a former and better state or condition: The city soon recovered from the effects of the earthquake.
- to regain one's strength, composure, balance, etc.
- to obtain a favorable judgment in a suit for something.
- to gain or regain possession of a fumble: The Giants recovered in the end zone for a touchdown.
- to make a recovery in fencing or rowing.
- recover (Thesaurus)